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Image:HAldrich10.jpg|right|thumb|180px '''''The Aldrich Family''''', a popular radio teenage situation comedy (July 2, 1939-April 19, 1953),Dunning, John. (1998). ''On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio''. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3. Pp. 21-22. was also presented in films, television and comic books. In the radio series' well-remembered weekly opening exchange, awkward teen Henry's mother called, "Hen-''reeeeeeeeeeeee!'' Hen-ree ''Al''-drich!", and he responded with a breaking adolescent voice, "''Com''-ing, Mother!" The creation of playwright Clifford Goldsmith, Henry Aldrich began on Broadway theatre|Broadway as a minor character in Goldsmith's play ''What a Life''. Produced and directed by George Abbott, ''What a Life'' ran for 538 performances (April 13, 1938 to July 8, 1939). The Broadway cast included Eddie Bracken, Betty Field and Butterfly McQueen. The...
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